Meet The Pacific Urethanes Team

The Pacific Urethanes team is very experienced and has extensive knowledge about polyurethanes.

Pacific Urethans has a team of highly experienced chemists who develop polyurethane systems to satisfy our customers’ vast array of application and production capabilities. Our people come with over 150 years of experience combined and we believe in deploying paramount technology for each customer.

We are continuously researching technology to ensure we provide our customer with innovative solutions, advice and direction.
Pacific Urethanes, also offer advice on production set-up and suitable process equipment and continuous technical service support.

Darren Millar
Darren MillarChief Executive Officer
Darren has a wealth of experience in senior executive and managerial positions in multinational businesses as well as leading Australian companies.
Across a 20-year career he has developed exceptional leadership skills, expertise in technology-led change and a track-record of delivering on strategic objectives.
Owen Stam
Owen StamTechnical Director
Owen commenced his career formulating new polyurethane products in the laboratory. He built on his technical skills by moving into customer service and then sales. He was responsible for servicing large automotive and insulation customers in the Australian polyurethane market. Owen was one of three founding directors of Pacific Urethanes which commenced in 2008.
Matthew Slatyer
Matthew SlatyerNational Sales Manager – AUS & NZ
Matthew manages our sales team across Australia and New Zealand, as well as a number of key accounts. He has over 20 years in the polyurethanes industry, driving sales and customer experience. Matthew’s expertise covers the full range of polyurethanes systems and is primarily focused in minerals and resources, building and construction and the manufacturing industries.
Simon Andemariam
Simon AndemariamOperations Manager
Simon has over 10 years experience in the Polyurethane Industry. As our Operations Manager, Simon fills a pivotal role in our business. Simon applies his extensive operational and warehouse management experience to our Manufacturing and Distribution Centre by improving the operational systems, processes and policies in support of our organisation’s mission. He plays a significant role in long-term planning, including initiatives geared towards operational excellence and driving initiatives in the management team that contribute to long-term operational superiority.

Colin Groom
Colin GroomMarket Development Manager ASEAN
Colin has over 30 years of experience in formulating and application in the Polyurethane Industry. He spent his early career in the UK with Marley Foam and W R Grace before moving to Industrial Urethanes South Africa in the early 1980’s. Moving to Australia in 2001 Colin broadened his application and formulating skills to include elastomers and rigid foam systems and is now responsible for developing the market in the ASEAN region.
Lachlan Simpson
Lachlan SimpsonMajor Accounts Manager
Lachlan has over 20 years of experience developing polyurethane application knowledge for medium and large manufacturing facilities. Lachlan is instrumental in assisting our customers with process design, continued operation of polyurethane equipment and future opportunities available to our customer’s. Lachlan is responsible for our Victorian and Tasmanian markets and our customer in New Zealand.
Kelly Parker
Kelly ParkerNSW Account Manager
Kelly has worked in the Polyurethanes industry for 12 years. Based in our Sydney facility Kelly is responsible for Customer Service and in-house sales. She has extensive knowledge of Graco spare parts and distribution as well as Polycoat and DAP Products.
Lucas Grace
Lucas GraceSales Manager – QLD, NT & NZ
Lucas Grace has a passion for the built environment with over twenty years industry experience working for major global building product and materials brands. Experienced as a team leader, he currently manages our QLD, NT and New Zealand customer base with a strong dedication to delivering an exceptional customer experience. Committed to innovation, Lucas is instrumental in guiding our future strategic initiatives with a focus on bringing great products to the market.
Jessica Gardiner-Hagger
Jessica Gardiner-HaggerInbound Account Manager/Customer Service
Jess manages our Internal sales department with experience in account management and client relations. Jess has come to us with dynamic customers service skills and an outstanding ownership capability. Always willing to learn, Jess is a focused individual who continuously demonstrates her exceptional communication attributes.

We show pride, passion and dedication in everything we do.

Simon Andemariam
Operations Manager

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Pacific Urethanes Pty Ltd is an Australian owned company specialising in the development and production of Polyurethane Systems for Australian and export markets.

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